Category Archives: Adult Services

LGBTQ+ Book Club for August

LGBTQ+ Book Club for August

 

The PCPL LGBTQ+ Book Club will be reading Boy Meets Boy by David Levithan for the August meeting. The library has copies of the book available for checkout and for free at the reference desk. Refreshments will be provided. For more information, contact Sarah Myers at smyers@pcpl21.org.

Literary Ladies July Meeting

Literary Ladies July Meeting

 

The PCPL Literary Ladies will be reading Everyday Sexism by Laura Bates for the July meeting on the 21st at 5:30 pm. The library has copies of the book available for checkout and for sale at the reference desk. Refreshments will be provided. For more information, contact Sarah Myers at smyers@pcpl21.org.

Visit from Author K.L. Montgomery

KL Montgomery Author Talk

 

Join PCPL in welcoming author and Greencastle native, K.L. Montgomery on Thursday, July 27th at 7:00 PM. Hear Montgomery speak about her recent works and have the opportunity to pick up a signed copy of her books.

Ancient Practices for Modern Healing

Ancient Practices for Modern Healing

 

Join Marian Patience Harvey, RN/BSN Health Educator, for a new series, Ancient Practices for Modern Healing, as part of the Putnam County Public Library’s Build a Better World Summer Reading Program. Whether facing health challenges or struggling with challenging times, this series will teach practices that promote healing power from within and optimal health for you or your loved ones.

The series will be held at the library every Wednesday from 5:00 - 6:30 pm starting June 7 and ending July 26, 2017 (with the exception of July 21). Each week will cover a new topic, and community members are welcome to attend as many of the sessions as they wish.

  • June  7, 2017 - Introduction to Ancient Techniques. The first session will introduce you to the basic concepts of the series,  including Ayurved, Healing Touch, Reiki and Vibrational Medicine.  You’ll learn Self-pulse/Body Type diagnosis, breathing, meditation, and energy-based self-healing techniques which will be reviewed and practiced during each successive session.
  • June 14, 2017 - Practice of AyurVed in Daily Life. This session will teach you how to incorporate basics of AyurVed/Healing practices into a modern day seasonal routine.
  • June 28, 2017 - AyurVed Principles for Health and Ideal Body Weight. In this session, you’ll learn the basic principles concerning nutrition, strong digestion, and maintaining optimal body weight with use of food as medicine.
  • July  5, 2017 - Energy Healing. This session will cover the healing techniques of Therapeutic Healing Touch and Reiki.
  • July 12, 2107 - Vibrational Medicine. In this session you’ll see a presentation and experience the use of sound such as chanting, singing, laughter, and mantras for healing.
  • July 19, 2017 - Meditation as Medicine. This session will introduce you to a variety of meditative practices for daily practice.
  • July 26, 2017 - Transitional Healing. In this session, you’ll focus on letting go, surviving change, end-of-life challenges, and "deathing" techniques.

Join PCPL and Marian Patience Harvey and Build a Better You through natural health!

Plarning

 

Plarning

Join PCPL and Jo MacPhail in collaboration with the Creative Change Project of Indianapolis for four plarning sessions in June. Plarning is the process of crocheting plastic bags into mats for the homeless. Feel free to attend one or all of the sessions, as you are able.